“ALL MEN ARE HUNGRY. THEY always have been. They must eat, and when they deny themselves the pleasure of carrying out that need, they are cutting off part of their possible fullness, their natural realization of life, whether they are poor or rich.” — M.F.K. Fisher, “How to Cook a Wolf” Key West will be heeding M.F.K. Fisher’s warning this […]
It’s an early morning and the sun ripens the day. Late spring rises, the remnants of an irate winter long dissipated. Plants and trees playfully twist and turn, a slight breeze moving through the neighborhood. A towering maple reaches for the white-flecked blue sky, its branches swaying melodically. Atop, double samara twitches, peers downwards and shuffles its propellers. Light shimmers […]
But first, coffee. You know a girl can’t start her day off right without a strong cup of joe. Lucky for me, Key West is home to Coffee Plantation. Located at 713 Caroline St., Coffee Plantation is a coffee lover’s haven open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays. […]
The mission of the nonprofit Key West Business Guild is to promote LGBTQ+ travel to Key West, to promote gay-owned, gay-managed and gay-friendly businesses, and to strengthen the gay community’s position within the local Key West community by supporting relevant LGBTQ+ issues. Through its promotional efforts, the KWBG attracts about 250,000 LGBTQ+ visitors here each year, earning Key West its […]
On Jan. 15, the Key West Art Center celebrated 60 years of providing a space for local artists to display and sell their works to collectors — including Tennessee Williams, who purchased the very first painting, a watercolor of his house on Duncan Street, when the collective opened its doors on Front Street.
Earlier this month, Mark Campbell and Stephen Kitsakos teamed up to disrupt the art scene with “Single Occupancies,” a collection of contemporary opera theater monologues. Directed by Murphy Davis, Campbell’s “The Other Room” and Kitsakos “An Incident in Sutton Square” and “The Woman in Penthouse A” ran for two nights at The Studios of Key West. Cuban plots. Rising sea […]